From near death to a Minyan lifer
Today, Ezy’s heart pumps only two things: clean blood and pure love for Minyan. As he tells the next generation of participants, “Nothing makes me richer than being a Minyannaire.”See how
If there's a way,
there's a will.
We believe everyone wants a bright tomorrow. When trauma, abuse or bad habit gets in the way, all a child needs is to hear there's a way forward. Because when life is meaningful, everyone means to live.LEARN MORE
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Success is measured in generations
A Minyan member is a future parent and grandparent. A life saved is many lives earned.
We host a community-wide bonfire event.
Nightly learning under the direction of R' Yaakov Bess. At the end of a successful zman, we celebrate with a road trip.
An annual, uplifting trip with our rabbis, mentors, and current members, where we visit Minyan boys in yeshiva.
The boys enjoy quick words of wisdom by a guest speaker while enjoying cholent and kugel.
An incredible incentive trip for boys who participate in our night seder program
Shabbos Living Room
During the summer months, our Shabbos afternoon living room provides a healthy environment for hanging out with mentors.
Learning stability, strength & discipline.
Sports Viewing Parties
Watching big sports games on the big screen, in a positive environment close to home.
Yossi's game room provides fun and entertainment in a safe and healthy environment.
Daily Meals/Breakfast & Dinner
Daily breakfast and dinner, feeding mind, body, & soul.
Shacharis and Mincha twice a day, plus Maariv.
Parental Support Groups
Providing support for parents through speeches.
Our mentor are best friends and confidants, providing support 24/7.
Finding gainful employment for our members with the help of the businesses in our community.
Everyone deserves a place to live, a place to feel safe and secure on a daily basis.
School and yeshiva placement, as well as covering tuition.
When this step is necessary, we will help make it happen.
Twice a year, we bring all the girls together. Once for an in-town Shabbos, and once in a hotel. We have inspirational speakers, good food, and all around fun. This promotes comradery and further deepens the relationship between the girls and their mentors
We take the girls on a trip during midwinter break in order to develop a mentor relationship and continuously develop comradery amongst the girls.
Each chag, we have an event. This includes is a Chanukah party, a Chol Hamoed trip, and speeches before Tisha B'Av or Yom Kippur.
During the summer months, we're open for a few hours each Shabbos. We provide incentives for showing up & keeping Shabbos. The girls hang out, play games, and enjoy nosh and Seuda Shlishit.
Girls who raise a certain amount of money during the Lag Baomer raffle get treated to a trip to Israel with some mentors. The focus of the trip is to visit the alumni in seminary.
Evening activities and crafts daily, in a safe and fun environment.
Dinner provided for girls who may not get it anywhere else.
A place to call home, a place for our girls to come chill and just be themselves
Our mentors are there for the girls during drop-in hours and even after hours to talk, take them out and support them in any way they can
Therapy services, as needed.
Available to meet with parents and their children in times of crisis.
Finding appropriate schools and providing funding for tuition, seminars and the like.
We find centers and fund rehabilitation for emotional issues as well as addiction issues.
The work of The Minyan under Rabbi Abadi’s exemplary leadership and constant devotion is an unparalleled service to the teenagers and families of the Lakewood community
Dr. Yossi Shafer, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist
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If I had listened to my Rebbi
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